APN investment team
Chief Executive Officer
BSc, LLB (Hons), MBA (London Business School)
Tim has 14 years’ experience across real estate investment management, investment banking with Goldman Sachs and corporate law with Herbert Smith Freehills including 10 years with APN.
Tim has worked on mergers, acquisitions and financing transactions worth over A$8 billion within Australia and internationally including a number of significant commercial real estate transactions across, retail, office, industrial and healthcare including in recent years the listing on ASX of APN Industria REIT and APN Convenience Retail REIT with over A$800 million in assets.
He has led both private and public capital raising projects for real estate investments and successfully completed asset acquisitions, sales and asset management projects and the launch of new investment funds.
Tim leads APN’s team and is responsible for setting and implementing APN’s strategy and growth objectives and the investment performance of APN’s investment products and the company itself.
Joseph De Rango
Chief Financial Officer
BCom, BBIS (IBL)
Joseph was appointed as Chief Financial Officer of APN Property Group Limited on 1 September 2019. He has over 13 years’ experience in real estate, corporate advisory and investment banking.
Joseph has had broad exposure across all areas of the APN Property Group and is a member of APN’s executive leadership team. He has led and been responsible for a number of significant corporate finance transactions including real estate acquisitions, equity raisings and bank financings, as well as being integrally involved with the successful IPOs of APN Convenience Retail REIT (ASX: AQR) and APN Industria REIT (ASX: ADI) in 2017 and 2013 respectively. Prior to joining APN, Joseph held leadership roles and worked on a broad range of transactions at National Australia Bank and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Chief Executive Officer, Real Estate Securities
Pete joined APN in 2006 and is responsible for management of APN’s suite of real estate securities funds. Pete is also the dedicated Fund Manager of the APN AREIT Fund.
With more than 18 years financial markets experience, Pete brings a unique knowledge set having completed Masters level academic research papers on both commercial real estate cycles and global property securities.
Prior to joining APN, he was a senior analyst at Australian research house Lonsec, managed an internationally focused private investment fund and worked in the UK for Nomura, ING Barings and Lloyds Bank.
Pete holds both a Master of Commerce and Master of Finance and is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.
Chief Investment Officer, Real Estate Securities
Michael joined APN in 2003 and has been instrumental in the management of APN’s real estate securities funds. In January 2019 Michael transitioned his previous responsibilities for the APN AREIT Fund and assumed the role of Chief Investment Officer – thereby taking a higher level perspective on markets and securities to support the real estate securities management team.
Michael is highly regarded in the real estate funds management industry and has more than 30 years’ experience. Michael has held various senior roles specialising in real estate valuation, consultancy and funds management.
Before joining APN, Michael was Head of Property at ANZ Funds Management Limited which included responsibility for listed and direct property portfolios and a major mortgage fund.
Michael is a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a Fellow of the Australian Property Institute.
Portfolio Manager, Real Estate Securities
Mark joined APN in June 2014 and is responsible for Australian and Global REIT analysis and funds management.
Prior to joining APN, Mark worked for Ernst & Young for four and a half years. As a Senior Consultant, Mark’s responsibilities included real estate market research, property valuation, project feasibility studies, options/scenario analysis, financial modelling for real estate investments, transaction due diligence and bespoke advisory engagements. Mark worked across all major real estate sectors including residential, commercial, retail, industrial and social. Mark was accepted into the New Horizons Program which resulted in a six-month secondment to the Ernst & Young corporate finance team in Singapore.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) and a Bachelor of Property and Construction (Property) at the University of Melbourne. Mark is also an Associate of the Australian Property Institute (AAPI), a Certified Practicing Valuer (CPV) and a CFA.
Portfolio Manager, Asian Real Estate Securities
Corrine joined APN Property Group as a Portfolio Manager for the Asian REIT Fund in February 2015. Corrine has over 15 years of experience in property and REIT investment in Australia, Asia and the North American markets.
Prior to joining APN Corrine worked for Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Aviva Investors in New York as a key member of the respective Global Real Estate Securities teams.
In the earlier part of her career in Australia, Corrine worked at Challenger Group and HSBC Asset Management as an Investment Analyst. She was also a part of Urbis’s Property Economics Division where she advised on retail real estate projects throughout Asia.
Senior Analyst, Real Estate Securities
Matthew joined the Real Estate Securities Team at APN in June 2016 and covers a number of Asian and Australian property securities.
Prior to joining APN, Matthew worked for JLL as an Analyst, consulting both corporate and government clients, and focused on real estate transactions, advisory services, scenario analysis and market research.
Matthew holds a Bachelor of Commerce and is currently completing the CFA programme.
Matthew brings fundamental property knowledge and experience across a number of property sectors.
Analyst, Real Estate Securities
Steven joined the Real Estate Securities team at APN in August 2019 and is tasked with analysing the Australian REITs sector.
Before joining APN, Steven worked as an investment analyst for Duxton Capital, analysing potential investments, financial modelling and management of listed and unlisted assets.
Steven holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws at the University of Adelaide. Steven is also completing the CFA programme.
Analyst, Real Estate Securities
Erik joined the Real Estate Securities team at APN on a part-time basis in 2019 and has recently been appointed as a full-time Investment Analyst. He is responsible for assisting with market and securities analysis across Global REITs, currently focusing on the United Kingdom, Europe and Australia.
Prior to joining APN, Erik completed internships at Macquarie and Deloitte in Germany where his main responsibilities included industry research and corporate valuations in the industrials and infrastructure sector.
Erik holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Management) from the University of Melbourne and has recently completed a Master of Finance Degree at the Melbourne Business School.
Fund Manager, Convenience Retail REIT
Chris joined APN in March 2016 and was previously responsible for managing the Direct Property Funds business before the listing of the Convenience Retail REIT.
Chris has over 10 years of experience in direct real estate, funds and asset management, predominately in the retail property space.
Prior to joining APN, Chris was with Vicinity Centres for over 10 years, where he held a number of senior roles including Head of their Unlisted Funds Management business (formerly known as Centro MCS Direct Property) where he was responsible for funds under management of $1.7 billion, comprising 75 properties, across a number of Australian, New Zealand and US unlisted property funds. More recently, he has been responsible for managing Vicinity Centres’ key joint venture partnerships.
Chris holds a Bachelor of Business at Swinburne University and is also a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Head of Direct Property
Tom has over 15 years of property experience across institutional capital transactions, investment sales and property valuations.
Prior to joining APN in April 2017, Tom has worked at Savills as an Associate Director of Retail Investments and with Vicinity Centres within the capital transactions team where he was responsible in completing over $5 billion in sales, acquisitions and joint venture establishment.
Tom holds Bachelor of Business (Property) at the University of South Australia, is a Certified Practicing Valuer (Associate of the Australian Property Institute) and holds an Agents representative licence.
Fund Manager, Industria REIT
Alex has been part of APN Property Group as the Fund Manager of Industria REIT since April 2016. Alex has more than 16 years of experience across all the key areas of real estate funds management, including asset management, leasing, capital transactions, corporate finance and investor relations.
Alex’s previous roles have been across multiple property sectors at Investa Office, Stockland and Halladale (United Kingdom). His achievements range from delivering Investa Office Fund’s strategy of selling offshore assets and reinvesting proceeds into the domestic market to establish a high quality portfolio of Australian CBD Office assets generating attractive risk-adjusted returns, to managing a suite of funds in the UK from 2006 to 2010, a period of rapid change in real estate markets.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Newcastle and an Advanced Diploma of Financial Services.